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The language of bees a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R. King

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Russell, Mary (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Women private investigators -- England -- Fiction,
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementLaurie R. King.
LC ClassificationsPS3561.I4813 L36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23057000M
ISBN 109780553804546, 9780553906462
LC Control Number2009004039

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  The Language of Bees continues the Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series. The two have returned from a trip to the U.S., where Mary has learned some interesting facts about her family history. Now, a young man visits them at their home in rural England to ask for their help in finding his wife and young daughter, who have disappeared.5/5(5). What other book might you compare The Language of Bees to and why? King's other novel, "A Monstrous Regiment of Women" also deals with the power of a charismatic religious figure. What about Jenny Sterlin’s performance did you like? Excellent characterizations, yet she gets out of the way and lets the plot move.   The Language of Bees audiobook, by Laurie R. King New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King has won or been nominated for every major award in mystery writing. King's beloved sleuth Mary Russell here attempts to reverse her legendary husband Sherlock Holmes' greatest failure. "A one-woman case for the defense of unauthorized literary 4/5. Karl Ritter von Frisch, ForMemRS (20 November – 12 June ) was an Austrian ethologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in , along with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Konrad Lorenz.. His work centered on investigations of the sensory perceptions of the honey bee and he was one of the first to translate the meaning of the waggle : 20 November , Vienna, Austria-Hungary.

Bees touch their antennae to identify each other and their feet to measure the size of comb cells. Given this important task, bees are quite fastidious about keeping their antennae clean. Secondly, bees use pheromones. Each hive has its own unique scent, which allows the bees to identify their family members.   Photos from the National Geographic Society fill this children’s book about bees, and the information and language in it will satisfy early readers ready to dive in. The book’s text, factoids, vocabulary and even quizzes and jokes make it easy for readers to jump into learning about these fascinating creatures.   Three interwoven tales from , , and tell the story of our dependency on bees. Norwegian author Lunde puts imagination and research to work in this message-driven novel set in a gloomy past, a doomed modernity, and a dystopian future. About The Language of Bees. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “[Laurie R.] King enriches the Sherlockian legacy.”—The Boston Globe For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad was especially sweet.